Secular Americans Have a Voice at the Republican National Convention

Once the Republican National Convention gets underway, there will be some representation from the non-theistic side (really!) eager to see if we can actually make inroads into the GOP. Robyn Blumner of the St. Petersburg Times has the brief interview with the Secular Coalition for America’s Executive Director Edwina Rogers: Who is the oddest bedfellow [Read More...]

Another Christian Cross on Public Property, but the AHA is Fighting Back

In Bladensburg, Maryland, there sits a World War I memorial called “Peace Cross.” It’s a 40-foot cross on public property, maintained by the Maryland National Capital Park and Planning Commission. The American Humanist Association is asking the Commission to remove the Christian symbol: “The cross is a Christian symbol, and government should not be in [Read More...]

Todd Stiefel’s Gift to Religion News Service is an Ethical Investment

Different websites are reporting on the fact that philanthropist Todd Stiefel, through his foundation, gave $65,000 to the Religion News Service over the past two years so that they could write stories about the non-theistic movement. Rob Kerby at BeliefNet wonders about the ethics. Billy Hallowell at Glenn Beck‘s site, The Blaze, just takes that [Read More...]

Mexican Fiesta Festival Gives Discount to Catholics

Mexican Fiesta has been celebrated in Milwaukee for over 30 years and it took place this past weekend on public grounds. The cost to enter is $13/person… unless you attend Mass… in which case it’s only $5: As you can imagine, the Freedom From Religion Foundation didn’t like the idea that Catholic attendees would get [Read More...]

Local Columnist in Georgia Blasts Proselytizing Public High School Football Coach

Mark Mariakis is the Ridgeland High School (Georgia) football coach who thinks its his job to convert his players to Christianity. It’s not only atheist groups like FFRF trying to put a stop to his illegal actions — leading his team in Christian prayer, putting Bible verses on team shirts, urging players to attend Christian [Read More...]


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